1 05, 2020

How to Guide: Printing Labels for Your Food Business

By |2020-05-01T19:17:24+00:00May 1st, 2020|Specialty Food|0 Comments

In June 2010, I produced my first large run with a co-packer. It went smoothly until I determined the net weight on my labels was not the actual net weight of what was in the jar.


That’s what inspired me to write today’s post — all about food labeling requirements. What […]

1 05, 2020

How to Make a Sell Sheet for Your Food Business

By |2020-07-02T14:30:28+00:00May 1st, 2020|Specialty Food|0 Comments

Want to impress buyers and land more retail accounts?

Ding-ding-ding! Every food business wants to do that. And it starts with sell sheets. Sell sheets are the advertising of the specialty food industry. They show off your product, provide ordering information, and often are the first thing to cross a buyer’s […]

1 05, 2020

25-Step Plan to Make Your Food Company a Reality

By |2020-07-02T13:51:33+00:00May 1st, 2020|Specialty Food|0 Comments

food business Your 25 Step Plan to Starting a Food Business.

A lot of wanna-be food entrepreneurs sit at their kitchen table with their head in their hands wondering what to do next. Where do they start? What about finding kitchen space? Recipe […]

2 04, 2020

25 Epic Mistakes I’ve Made Running My Food Business

By |2020-04-01T15:13:41+00:00April 2nd, 2020|Specialty Food|0 Comments

After being in the food industry for 11 years, I’ve learned a lot. I’ve also failed hard and succeeded. It’s the failure part no one ever wants to write about. The mistakes and horror stories that made my company what it is today. And that’s exactly why I wrote this guide […]

31 03, 2020

What if You Need to Change Food Manufacturers? How to Prepare.

By |2020-03-31T04:54:37+00:00March 31st, 2020|Specialty Food|0 Comments

Making the switch to a different co­-packer or food manufacturer? This is not a decision to make on a whim after a bad. Only after careful consideration of the pros / cons and careful planning should you make this pivotal change.

Have you been having trouble with your current co-­packer? Do […]